As we work on a new digital format for our weekly notices during the coronavirus outbreak, please find below the prayers for this week, any events and readings.

Collect for today:

Almighty and everlasting God,
who in your tender love towards the human race
sent your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ
to take upon him our flesh
and to suffer death upon the cross:
grant that we may follow the example of his patience and humility,
and also be made partakers of his resurrection;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, Amen

Dates for this week:

Monday 6th April
MPR: Psalms 41/Lamentations 1.1-12a

Tuesday 7th April
MPR: Psalms 27/Lamentations 3.1-18

Wednesday 8th April
MPR: Psalms 102/Jeremiah 11.18-20

Thursday 9th April – Maundy Thursday
MPR: Psalms 42/Leviticus 16.2-24

Friday 10th April – Good Friday
MPR: Psalms 69/Genesis 22.1-18

Saturday 11th April
MPR: Psalms 142/Hosea 6.1-6

Sunday 12th April – Easter Sunday
Readings TBD


Please remember the following in your prayers:
for this parish—Let us pray for Rev Ian, our clergy, readers, staff, churchwardens, treasurer, members of the PCC and our whole congregation during this difficult time.

for our Parish Portchester and Port Solent—We pray for everyone in our Parish during the Coronavirus outbreak.

for the world around us—for all as we learn to adjust to the drastic changes in our lives. That people will listen to the advice given and practice social distancing and self isolation to help stop the spread of the virus further. For those who have had and are recovering from Coronavirus and for the families of people who have died.

for those who are ill—Myrtle Edgar, Adrian Harvey, Hazel Bunker, Jean Baker, Keith Robbins, Lannon family (Jay, Blake and baby Rey), Derek Holland.

for those who have died—Ronald Ray and Slyvia Ferne

If you know of anyone in the parish who is ill, please let Rev Ian or Emma know.